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Written by Miami Today on May 16, 2013
United HomeCare hosts the 19th annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards dinner honoring citizens and organizations that have contributed to the needs of the elderly and/or the disabled in Miami-Dade County. Confirmed award recipients are Manny Diaz, Lydecker; Diaz attorneys; Gladys Reed, executive vice president/market president, BankUnited; John A. Rock, MD, founding dean and senior vice president for health affairs, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; Cesar Conde, Univision Networks; Anitere Flores, the Florida Senate; Rene Garcia, the Florida Senate; and Linda S. Quick, president, South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association. 5:45 p.m. cocktail reception & silent auction. 7 p.m. dinner. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $300. Details: (305) 238-0875 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.unitedhomecare.com.
The YWCA-Miami presents "The Power of Persimmon," a cocktail networking fundraiser event honoring community and professional contributors. 6-8 p.m. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, Pearl Room, Miami Beach. $50 in advance. Details: (305) 377-9922 ext. 203 or email@example.com or www.ywca-miami.org.
The 18th annual "Ministering to the Elderly Conference" presents "Meaningful Moments — Holding On While Letting Go," an examination of the challenges facing baby boomers as aging caregivers. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Miami Jewish Health Systems’ Ruby Auditorium, 5200 NE Second Ave., Miami. $35. Details: (786) 866-8611 or www.miamijewishhealthsystems.org.
The Haute Tea luncheon features a champagne reception followed by a three-course lunch. Attendees also enjoy a fashion presentation by Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour, as well as a silent auction. Hats and heels are encouraged. Prizes will be awarded for the finest hats of the day. Benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute. Noon. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, 9703 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. $135 per person. Details: (954) 964-4040 or www.diabetesresearch.org/haute-tea.
Miami-Dade County’s Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources Business Affairs Division hosts a seminar on "Landlord-Tenant Law," designed to educate landlords, property managers, tenants and lawyers about leases and the procedures involved in an eviction process. 1-3 p.m. West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd., Kendall. $10. Details: www.miamidade.gov/csd.